Examples of swelling in a Sentence
There was a swelling above her eye.
The swelling around her eye should subside in a few days.
Recent Examples of swelling from the Web
High ankle sprains are notorious for minimal swelling but then lingering.
The other photo, after her death, showed the young woman’s bloody and disfigured face, her left eye concealed by bruises, blood and swelling.
But there were no cases of fatal brain swelling, as occurred in another company's trial, Grupp said.
Juno Therapeutics, a biotech firm in Seattle, had to shut down one of its CAR T-cell programs because five patients died of brain swelling.
Some result in bleeding and swelling, which must be treated immediately by drilling into the skull to relieve pressure.
Once at the hospital, The Honeydogs singer was treated with an IV and given steroids and antihistamines to stop the swelling.
Powassan encephalitis (brain swelling) kills about 10% of infected victims.
Approximately 10 percent of people who develop brain swelling and meningitis die, and almost half of those who survive have permanent neurological damage, which includes blurred vision, facial tics and memory problems.
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First Known Use of swelling
before 12th century
SWELLING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of swelling for English Language Learners
: an area on someone's body that is larger than normal because of an illness or injury
: the condition of being larger than normal
SWELLING Defined for Kids
Definition of swelling for Students
medical Definition of swelling
- an inflammatory swelling
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